December 20, 2016

State of Alabama
Press Release: Forestry Commission, Alabama

Governor Bentley Announces Grant Assistance for Volunteer Fire Departments

MONTGOMERY – Governor Bentley on Wednesday announced $100,000 is being made available to Volunteer Fire Departments (VFD) in Alabama. The needs based grant program will be awarded to reimburse departments for costs incurred during their response to wildfires across the state starting October 1, 2016. A total of $100,000 is available; however, grants up to $2,500 will be awarded based on financial need and departmental budget structure.

For the complete statement from Governor Bentley, visit the newsroom on Governor Bentley’s website: www.governor.alabama.gov/newsroom.

VFD Wildfire Response Grant Application



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